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5 Ways You Could Be Damaging Your Personal Brand in 2017

Mel Carson | Posted 12.16.2016 | Business
Mel Carson

How unfortunate would it be if, despite all of your good intentions and efforts to build and improve your personal brand, you were actually doing it d...

5 Common Mistakes you should Avoid as a Freelance Writer

John Rampton | Posted 12.05.2016 | Business
John Rampton

You'll agree with me - freelancing is exciting because of the freedom that comes with it. You get to not hate Mondays; to decide how to spend your da...

Why Freelancers are the Secret Ingredient for Our Economy

John Rampton | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Freelancers may have had a reputation for being lazy writers living in their parent's basement in the past, but times have changes. Fortune 500 compan...

4 Things I Learned Since I Started Blogging

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

In the year and a half I have been blogging about random thoughts, recipes, and parenting lessons I have learned, I have gained a steady stream of good traffic, and I am proud of that. It has been a slow road, full of ups and downs, but I have learned quite a bit from my first semi-successful beginner blog.

5 Critical Reasons Why Your Blog Isn't Growing (And How To Fix It)

Meera Kothand | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Meera Kothand

I'm pretty sure you know the feeling. This feeling of frustration to see some growth- any growth on your blog. You feel like you've tried every possible strategy. But things aren't moving as fast as you'd like. You just don't seem to be getting the ROI for your efforts. Forget money. You're not even getting shares, subscribers, recognition or engagement.

5 Tips For Starting A Successful Mom Blog

Victoria Yore | Posted 07.05.2016 | Parents
Victoria Yore

If you are afraid to start a mom blog because you can't post new content 4 days a week, hear me out! There is no rule that says in order to be successful you have to post a ton of content all the time.

10 Things You Need To Know Before Starting A Blog

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Tomas Laurinavicius

Image credit: Caio Resende/StockSnap. So you want to start a blog? Nowadays anyone can create a blog in a few simple steps. Blogging is an incredibl...

How to Write a Blog That People Will Actually Read

Quora | Posted 06.16.2016 | Media
Quora

This is an opportunity for you. Every day, you have experiences. You encounter problems and challenges. You buy products to help you with those problems and challenges. These are all things you can write about.

5 Tips to Get Your Brand Some Serious Press

Lindsay White | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business
Lindsay White

If you're a product based business, service based business or blogger... you KNOW how important getting press can be for your brand. One major media mention can completely turn your world upside down, in a good way!!!

Simple Tips for New Bloggers

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 05.20.2016 | Business
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Joining the blogging world can be overwhelming at first. Everywhere you turn there are "experts" wanting to give you guidance for a pretty penny. The truth is, there is no right or wrong way to do it.

How to Write a Killer Instagram Bio: to Stand out Above the Crowd

Lindsay White | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Lindsay White

Have you ever come across an Instagram profile and think to yourself, this is my type of homie, and instantly follow them on the spot? Yeah, me too. S...

How to Write Something They Actually Care About

Allison Volk | Posted 05.03.2016 | Arts
Allison Volk

With so much happening on the Internet, how can you craft something that actually stands out to your market? That people will care about, and that will be helpful to them?

The C's Of Business

Meaghan Stevenson | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Meaghan Stevenson

When starting a business of your own it is easy to get caught up trying multiple strategies and not having a clear mapped out plan. You'll soon realiz...

What Happens When Writers Are Valued By the Number of People Reading Them

Lauren Marie Fleming | Posted 04.06.2016 | Books
Lauren Marie Fleming

My follower base is not large, but it is mighty. I'm tired of letting other people dictate what value I give my following and my writing. Fame and fortune lost their allure years ago. Now I want connection.

Three Low Effort, High Impact Tips To Grow Your Blog with Email Marketing

Erik Harbison | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business
Erik Harbison

These days, blogging is big business. So much so, that marketers who have prioritized blogging are 13 times more likely to have a positive ROI. And if...

3 Fantastic Tools for Beginner Bloggers in 2016

Matthew Crawt | Posted 03.28.2016 | Technology
Matthew Crawt

So you have decided to start a blog and are excited about setting it up and getting your first post out to the world; there is just one problem, you d...

10 Ways to Get More Use Out of Your Content

Shari Medini | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Shari Medini

As bloggers, we are expected to come up with great content on a regular basis, & it can become overwhelming in a hurry! It can be much easier to manag...

10 Life Lessons I Learned in 10 Years of Blogging

Ehmonie Hainey | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
Ehmonie Hainey

It is a full-fledged business, my lifestyle, a source of personal enjoyment (most of the time) and stress (some of the time), but most of all, a source of inspiration to others -- and to myself as well! And of course, a continuous learning opportunity -- in both business and life!

Blogging Is the New Black (5 Reasons to Blog + 5 Steps to Begin)

Linda Smith | Posted 02.20.2017 | Business
Linda Smith

"He captures memories because if he forgets them, it's as though they didn't happen." ― Donald Miller, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I L...

5 Surefire Ways to Boost Your Blog Visibility

Ian Mills | Posted 02.16.2017 | Business
Ian Mills

For a growing business, a blog is a vital marketing tool, offering a place to highlight news, educate readers about your products and services and sho...

3 Must-Read Books for Serious Business Bloggers

Helen McCarthy | Posted 01.27.2017 | Business
Helen McCarthy

Blogging can be tough, right? And incredibly disheartening at times. Especially when you spend hours crafting a great post (to you, anyway) that attracts little, to no, traffic. Or days writing a mega article that fails to hold readers' attention.

7 Things That Will Make Your Blog Shine in 2016

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 01.04.2017 | Business
Devishobha Ramanan

When I first started blogging, I had no clue that blogging was hard work. I, like most people started blogging to keep a journal of my conversations a...

7 Things You MUST Do to Help Your Blog Take Off in 2016

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 01.04.2017 | Business
Devishobha Ramanan

When I first started blogging, I had no clue that blogging was hard work. I, like most people started blogging to keep a journal of my conversations and experiences with my kids. As I began to enjoy what I was writing and saw that my audience liked it too, I realized that blogging requires not only that you enjoy writing in your niche, but also requires tremendous focus, discipline and a ton of learning -- just like in any other subject.

How Blogging Changed My Life: Special Thanks to My Five Mentors

Yatin Khulbe | Posted 10.20.2016 | Business
Yatin Khulbe

Everything looked dark and dull. I felt like being trapped in my own mind. I was not getting the perfect route to pull out myself from the darkest phase of life.

Why Do People Blog? The Benefits of Blogging

Gary Dekmezian | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Gary Dekmezian

When blogging started, the first blogs were really glorified online journals, and in all likelihood, becoming a professional blogger and making money online wasn't the goal.